Jan-Nov Chlorine Oxide Production Rises in Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan, Baku, Dec.17 / Trend / In January to November, 2008, Azerbaijani state company Azerkimya increased production of almost all chemical products as compared to the same period of 2007.
According to the Azerbaijan State Statistical Committee, production of propylene increased by 34.1% versus the same period of 2007, polyethylene - 40.4%, chlorine oxide - 60%. Production of nitrogen grew by - 71%, hydrate of sodium - 36.6%, paint-and-lacquer materials 53.1%, isopropyl alcohol - 35.3%.
Production of main types of chemical products for 2008:
|Products||Jan-Nov 2008, ths. tons||Compared to Jan-Nov 2007 (%)|
|Nitrogen (mln cu m)||15||171|
|Hydrate of sodium (ths. tons)||20.1||136.6|
|Propylene (ths. tons)||31.1||134.1|
|Polyethylene (ths. tons)||57.3||140.4|
|Isopropyl alcohol (ths. tons)||19.8||135.3|
|Paint-and-lacquer materials (tons)||2.4||153.1|
|Chlorine oxide (ths. tons)||3.2||160|